We Are Praxis Spinal Cord Institute

Praxis is a Canadian-based not-for-profit organization that leads global collaboration in spinal cord injury research, innovation and care. We accelerate the translation of discoveries and best practices into improved treatments for people with spinal cord injuries.


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Introducing the IKT Guiding Principles for Conducting & Disseminating SCI Research in Partnership

A team of spinal cord injury (SCI) researchers, research users, and funders, including Praxis' Consumer Engagement Lead John Chernesky, has partnered to…
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We are Praxis Spinal Cord Institute. We lead global collaboration in spinal cord injury research, innovation and care by moving knowledge into…
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Praxis announces abstracts at ISCoS 2021

Praxis is pleased to participate in this year’s conference, sharing the latest research from the Institute and our research partners across Canada.
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Diana Tindall: Dedicated Evaluator Honoured With 2021 Service To CES Award

Diana Tindall: Dedicated Evaluator Honoured With 2021 Service To CES Award.
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Praxis announces its latest grant recipients

Congratulations to the recipients of the ABT and network development grants! These projects are expected to provide meaningful contributions to the SCI…
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Co-Creating a National SCI Care Strategy


Conversations About Activity-Based Therapy

Rick Hansen Spinal Cord Injury Community Report

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National SCI Registry

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At Praxis, we are driven by our vision of a world without paralysis after SCI. Since 2009, we have worked to make exceptional improvements in the health of people with SCI.


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